Papio sphinx
mandrill man"drill (m[a^]n"dr[i^]l), n. [Cf. F. mandrille, Sp. mandril, It. mandrillo; prob. the native name in Africa. Cf. {Drill} an ape.] (Zo["o]l.) A large West African baboon ({Papio sphinx} syn. {Mandrillus sphinx}, formerly {Cynocephalus mormon} syn. {Papio mormon}). The adult male has, on the sides of the nose, large, naked, grooved swellings, conspicuously striped with blue and red. It is an endangered species. [1913 Webster +PJC]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Papio sphinx — mandrilas statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Papio sphinx angl. mandrill vok. Mandrill; Sphinx Pavian rus. мандрил; сфинкс ryšiai: platesnis terminas – pavianai …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • Papio mormon — mandrill man drill (m[a^]n dr[i^]l), n. [Cf. F. mandrille, Sp. mandril, It. mandrillo; prob. the native name in Africa. Cf. {Drill} an ape.] (Zo[ o]l.) A large West African baboon ({Papio sphinx} syn. {Mandrillus sphinx}, formerly {Cynocephalus… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sphinx — n. 1 (Sphinx) (in Greek mythology) the winged monster of Thebes, having a woman s head and a lion s body, whose riddle Oedipus guessed and who consequently killed herself. 2 Antiq. a any of several ancient Egyptian stone figures having a lion s… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sphinx — n. 1 (Sphinx) (in Greek mythology) the winged monster of Thebes, having a woman s head and a lion s body, whose riddle Oedipus guessed and who consequently killed herself. 2 Antiq. a any of several ancient Egyptian stone figures having a lion s… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sphinx-Pavian — mandrilas statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Papio sphinx angl. mandrill vok. Mandrill; Sphinx Pavian rus. мандрил; сфинкс ryšiai: platesnis terminas – pavianai …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • sphinx baboon — noun : a large West African baboon (Papio sphinx) often kept in menageries …   Useful english dictionary

  • Papio papio — Guinea Pavian Guinea Pavian (Papio papio) Systematik Unterordnung: Trockennasenaffen (Haplorhini) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Mandrillus sphinx — mandrill man drill (m[a^]n dr[i^]l), n. [Cf. F. mandrille, Sp. mandril, It. mandrillo; prob. the native name in Africa. Cf. {Drill} an ape.] (Zo[ o]l.) A large West African baboon ({Papio sphinx} syn. {Mandrillus sphinx}, formerly {Cynocephalus… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mandrillus sphinx — Mandrill Mandrill (Mandrillus sphinx) Systematik Unterordnung: Trockennasenaffen (Haplorhini) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Mandrillus sphinx — Para la herramienta, véase Mandril (ingenieria).   Mandril …   Wikipedia Español

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